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us: Benson, Ezra Taft

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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Whitney (Idaho)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Salt Lake City (Utah)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Whitney (Idaho)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Boise (Idaho)
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        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Salt Lake City (Utah)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Department of Agriculture
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        • Organization: (naf) Utah State Agricultural College
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        • Organization: (naf) Brigham Young University
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        • Organization: (naf) Iowa State University
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        • Organization: (naf) University of California, Berkeley
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Idaho
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Agriculture
          (lcsh) Religion
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Farmers
              (lcsh) Mormons
                (lcsh) Religious leaders
            • Sources

              • found: U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry. Ezra Taft Benson, Secretary of Agriculture ... 1953
              • found: Gibbons, F.M. Ezra Taft Benson, 1996: CIP t.p. (Ezra Taft Benson) pub. info. (b. Aug. 4, 1899; d. May 30, 1994)
              • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1899)
              • found: Wikipedia, website viewed July 30, 2014 (Ezra Taft Benson; b. Aug 4, 1899, Whitney, Idaho; d. May 30, 1994, Salt Lake City, Utah; religious leader; President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, November 10, 1985-May 30, 1994; Quorom of the Twelve Apostles, October 7, 1948-November 10, 1985; United States Secretary of Agriculture, January 21, 1953-January 20, 1961; Began academic career at Utah State Agricultural College; farmer; LDS Mission in Britain from 1921-1923; BA, Brigham Young University, 1926; MA, Iowa State University; did preliminary work on a doctorate that was never completed at University of California at Berkeley; agricultural extension agent for Oneida County, Idaho; later moved to Boise, Idaho and was connected with the University of Idaho extension service; moved to Washington, D.C. to become Executive Secretary of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives)
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